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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 4

    Using Social Security In A Post File-And-Suspend Era

    Using Social Security In A Post File-And-Suspend Era
    The file-and-suspend technique for Social Security has recently been done away with and that is causing people to scramble to find a new strategy. Under the previous rules married couples could take advantage of this technique. “Upon…
  • May 4

    Should The Estate Tax Be Done Away With?

    Should The Estate Tax Be Done Away With?
    The federal estate, gift and generation skipping transfer tax turned 100 recently. This tax is often called the “death tax” by pundits. In this column Ryan Ellis argues for why he thinks the “death tax” should be done away with....
  • May 4

    Ways To Combat Elder Financial Abuse

    Ways To Combat Elder Financial Abuse
    Elder financial abuse is becoming an epidemic, and the problem is only going to get worse as the elderly population continues to grow. This article discusses some ways to combat the scourge of con artists taking advantage of senior…
Rank this Week: 24

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
Rank this Week: 422

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • May 4

    Time Management on Multiple-Choice Exam

    Time Management on Multiple-Choice Exam
    As mentioned in an earlier post, many law students struggle with time management in exams. Time charting for multiple-choice exams is different than for fact-pattern essay exams. However, time charting is just as important to make sure that a…
  • May 3

    AALS Balance Section Topic Call on May 4th: Understanding the Impact of Inadequate Feedback

    AALS Balance Section Topic Call on May 4th: Understanding the Impact of Inadequate Feedback
    The AALS Balance Section’s next topic call features Prof. Paula Manning, speaking about her excellent article "Understanding the Impact of Inadequate Feedback: A Means to Reduce Law Student Psychological Distress, Increase Motivation,…
  • May 3

    Reminder: Deadline for Need-Based Travel Scholarships for AASE is May 6th

    Reminder: Deadline for Need-Based Travel Scholarships for AASE is May 6th
    AASE is aware that law school travel budgets are dwindling. In fact, some of you may not even have a travel budget at all. The purpose of the AASE National Conference is to further the professional development of the academic...
Rank this Week: 548

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • May 4

    China, Egypt, and Russia Continue Crackdowns on Nonprofits with Foreign Tie

    China, Egypt, and Russia Continue Crackdowns on Nonprofits with Foreign Tie
    Recent months have brought even further restrictions by governments in China, Egypt, and Russia on domestic nonprofits with foreign ties in China. Developments include: Late last month China adopted a new Law on the Management of Domestic…
  • May 3

    Fagundes on Buying Happine

    Fagundes on Buying Happine
    David Fagundes (Univ. of Houston Law Center) recently posted Buying Happiness: Property, Acquisition, & Subjective Well-Being (William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 58, 2017, Forthcoming) to SSRN. Here is the abstract: Acquiring property is…
  • May 3

    Targeting Religious Organization Tax Benefits, Religious Orgs Pushing Back, and the Scandal of the Month

    Targeting Religious Organization Tax Benefits, Religious Orgs Pushing Back, and the Scandal of the Month
    A flurry of litigation targets the tax benefits enjoyed by religious organizations and their ministers, including the parsonage allowance exclusion and property tax exemptions. At the same time, religious organizations are pushing back on…
Rank this Week: 722

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Nov 13

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA
    Matt Bevin will soon become Kentucky's Republican Governor, which has created consternation regarding his plans for discontinuing Kentucky's successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While on the campaign trail,…
  • Oct 30

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care
    The AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care has issued a call for nominations for section officers. The Section would like to encourage anyone who is a faculty member at an AALS member school to apply. The Section is...
  • Aug 15

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast
    By Nicolas Terry TWIHL presents its first Back to School Special. We asked some wonderful health lawyers what were the compelling additions to this Fall’s health law curriculum. The answers are diverse and fascinating. To hear their…
Rank this Week: 734

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • May 4

    Context Shouldn’t be Everything: Online Libel and Evolving Standards of Liability

    Context Shouldn’t be Everything: Online Libel and Evolving Standards of Liability
    RonNell Anderson Jones & Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky, Of Reasonable Readers and Unreasonable Speakers: Libel Law in a Networked World, Va. J. Soc. Pol'y & L. (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.Ann BartowThough it can be uplifting…
  • May 3

    Bringing Values Back

    Bringing Values Back
    Cecilia Klingele, The Promises and Perils of Evidence-Based Corrections, 91 Notre Dame L. Rev. 101 (2015).Mary FanTo build coalitions on controversial issues where worldviews collide, you have to search for common or at least less…
  • May 2

    Process Failure on the Road to Obergefell

    Process Failure on the Road to Obergefell
    Josh Blackman and Howard M. Wasserman, The Process of Marriage Equality, 43 Hastings Const. L.Q. 243 (2016), available at SSRN.Kevin C. WalshIn The Process of Marriage Equality, Josh Blackman and Howard Wasserman provide a chronicle and…
Rank this Week: 1003

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    End of the Semester Library Resource

    End of the Semester Library Resource
    The spring semester is almost over; there are only a couple of weeks left of school and then finals!  This …Continue reading →
  • Apr 21

    GPO to Digitize all Issues of the Federal Register

    GPO to Digitize all Issues of the Federal Register
    The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) recently announced that it plans to make every issue of the Federal Register digitally …Continue reading →
  • Apr 19

    Publish in Open Access Law Reviews for Higher Scholarly Impact

    Publish in Open Access Law Reviews for Higher Scholarly Impact
    The Law Librarians blog posted about a paper by James Donovan, Carol Watson, and Caroline Osborne on SSRN called The …Continue reading →
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